The goal of the Douglas County College and Career Institute (CCI) is the establishment of a student-centered collaborative educational effort among members of the Douglas County School System (DCSS), West Georgia Technical College (WGTC), and the Douglas County Chamber of Commerce. The career academy shall be organized as a joint venture between the high schools in Douglas County and West Georgia Technical College. The goal of this joint venture is to integrate core academics and advanced career/technical education programs thereby encouraging high school students to achieve at a high level and to seamlessly begin to pursue post-secondary studies. This collaborative effort creates additional and enhanced opportunities for post-secondary education and workforce development.
The mission statement is:
"Ensuring a viable 21st century workforce."